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April 2015 issue

New Learning Centre gets top marks from students

The Learning Centre's central atrium.

‘Live Ideas’ launched, now we want your collaborative ideas


Masterchef experience caps off Americo’s down-under degree

Americo Pereira (left) with Masterchef Australia judge George Calombaris and Joe Calleja, one of Americo's sponsors.

Tourism achievements showcased at Sydney graduation

sydney graduation

When 126 Southern Cross University students graduated in Sydney on April 18, the University’s achievements in tourism education shone bright.  Of those who graduated, 84 students were from The Hotel School Sydney and the School of Business and Tourism. The Hotel School Sydney is run in partnership with Mulpha Australia. Paul Weeks, The Hotel School Sydney’s director […]

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Midwives celebrate their calling at Coffs


The work, education, care and dedication of midwives will be celebrated around the world on Tuesday, May 5, and Coffs Harbour is joining the party. Coffs Harbour Health Campus and Southern Cross University will host an International Day of the Midwife morning tea in the hospital’s main courtyard. Mums, bubs, pregnant women and anyone else […]

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Toby Ekman and the turtles of Gnaraloo: Conservation


At Gnaraloo, the desert meets the Indian Ocean. This remote and virtually untouched area of wilderness on Western Australia’s coast is part of the famed Ningaloo Marine Park and a mecca for ocean life. Gnaraloo is home to many species including the endangered loggerhead, endangered green, and critically endangered hawksbill turtles, which are studied and […]

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Bree Gibson’s head start


Bree Gibson can’t wipe the smile from her face as she proudly explains she’s the first person in her family to attend university. “I want to be a primary school teacher working with Indigenous kids. I’d love to go out and work at Aboriginal communities – that’s my aim,” she says. A proud member of […]

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Postcard to home: Thanh Pham

Thanh Pham low res

Thanh Pham is studying a Master of Forest Science and Management at Southern Cross University’s Forest Research Centre. In 2012 he was one of 250 Vietnamese candidates selected to study higher degrees in Australia through the Australian Award Scholarship (AAS) (formerly the Australian Development Scholarship (ADS)). He said he chose Southern Cross University because of […]

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